Austin passed a tough test in Owatonna Thursday night and had to grind out a come back win Friday in Faribault.
Thursday in Owatonna didn’t start well for the Packers. Owatonna started out hot thanks to the shooting of Dalton Kubista. Kubista scored 16 of Owatonna’s first 21 points.
Both Gach led Austin with 21 points, six rebounds and seven assists. Austin held a 2 point lead with around seven minutes left before icing the game late. Austin won 72-62.
Friday the Packers started fast and jumped out to a big lead early but the Falcons fought back and kept it close the rest of the way. Hebrink had a nice floor game with 12 points, five assists and four steals. Austin won the game 58-53.